rbistolfi has packaged an updated version of libpng for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1 This is a security patch
which closes known memory corruption vulnerabilities in the version included in VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1. Security conscious users may want to upgrade immediately. This package will be moved to patches as soon as we have adequate user testing.
Package Size: 284K
Installed Size: 1190K
libpng: libpng (Portable Network Graphics library)
libpng: PNG (Portable Network Graphics) is an extensible file format for the
libpng: lossless, portable, well-compressed storage of raster images. PNG
libpng: provides a patent-free replacement for GIF and can also replace many
libpng: common uses of TIFF. Indexed-color, grayscale, and truecolor images
libpng: are supported, plus an optional alpha channel. Sample depths range
libpng: from 1 to 16 bits.
After testing this package please stop back here and let us know how it works for you.